Manhattan West too corporate? Far West Side too bland? Clinton too anodyne? Hell’s Kitchen too imprecise?
“You’ve heard of NoMad, NoLita, and NoHo,” writes Bisnow. “Well, get used to ‘NoChe.’ ” (We’d prefer not to!) “It stands for North Chelsea, pronounced a touch exotically”—because nothing screams exótico like millions of square feet of shimmering class A office space!—”like the Spanish word for ‘night.’ It’s how insiders are referring to the dramatic new area being forged by Brookfield and Related on the Far West Side.”
Shortly after city lawmakers voted to rename a bridge after former Mayor Ed Koch, they received an email from the City Comptroller, complaining of a “double standard.”
“I’m unable to hold back,” City Comptroller John Liu wrote in a 5:31 a.m. email addressed to City Council members.
In the email, Liu recalls a Read More
Melinda Katz, the slender former City Councilwoman who surprised the city one day in 2008 with a story about being “nearly eight months pregnant” just had her second child, Hunter.
The Queens Tribune:
”You can attribute the name to ex-football player Fred Dryer for acting in one of Ktaz’s favorite TV Read More
Seeing as how downtown is where it’s at these days, does the area really need a new moniker to spice things up? At least one local thinks so, according to the Daily News:
“The only reason people stay here is if they have business on Wall St. or they’re looking for a Read More